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Wendell Berry : life and work

Author: Jason Peters
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007.
Series: Culture of the land: a series in the new agrarianism.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Discusses Wendell Berry's life and work.

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Wendell Berry.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2007
Named Person: Wendell Berry; Wendell Berry; Wendell Berry
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Peters
ISBN: 9780813124421 0813124425
OCLC Number: 85162009
Description: xii, 349 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ain't they the berries! / Ed McClanahan --
Wendell Berry on war and peace ; or, Port William versus the empire / Bill Kauffman --
Words addressed to our condition exactly / Scott Russell Sanders --
The best noise in the world / Donald Hall --
Wendell Berry's political vision / Kimberly K. Smith --
How Wendell Berry single-handedly preserved three hundred years of agrarian wisdom / David Kline --
Memory and hope in the world of Port William / John Leax --
Politics, nature, and value in Wendell Berry's "art of the commonplace" / Eric Trethewey --
Berry Britannica / John Lane --
Wendell Berry and the twentieth-century agrarian "series" / Allan Carlson --
A citizen of the real world / Bill McKibben --
Sexuality and the sacramental imagination : it all turns on affection / P. Travis Kroeker --
A practical education : Wendell Berry the professor / Morris A. Grubbs --
An economy of gratitude / Norman Wirzba --
Letters from a humble radical / Wes Jackson --
Wendell Berry and the limits of populism / Erich T. Freyfogle --
Hemingway's Nick and Wendell Berry's art / David Crowe --
At his desk as on his land / Hayden Carruth --
Wendell Berry and the traditionalist critique of meritocracy / Jeremy Beer --
Looking the technological gift horse in the mouth / Sven Birkerts --
Wendell Berry : agrarian artist / Gene Logsdon --
Education, heresy, and the "deadly disease of the world" / Jason Peters --
Wendell's window and the wind's eye / James Baker Hall --
The art of buying nothing / Barbara Kingsolver --
Fidelity / Katherine Dalton --
Wendell Berry and the alternative tradition in American political thought / Patrick J. Deneen --
A long shelf / Jack Shoemaker --
Afterword / George Core.
Series Title: Culture of the land: a series in the new agrarianism.
Responsibility: edited by Jason Peters.
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